The Scarlet Letter, A Romance By Nathaniel Hawthorme. First Published 1850. Illu ...
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Description: The Scarlet Letter, a Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorme. First published 1850. Illustrations by Hugh Thomson . Caption reads: Hawthorne in the Customs House. From introduction as to how Hawthorne discovered this story. He was chief executive officer of the Salem Custom-House during the mid-1800s (Novel based in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts, 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair). NH American novelist 4 1804 – 19 May 1864. HT English illusrator 1860 -1920.